Unit: Membership Department and Project Department

Salary: Voluntary/Part-time/Free Training’s/Opportunities/High profile networking/Career Coaching

Membership Fee: GH₵120

Location: All African Countries

Application Opening Date: 08 July 2019

Application Closing Date: 01 October 2019

We are currently recruiting 150 Associate Member Project Assistants.

Read the below information and apply. Fill out the Application form below and click Submit.

Who are we?

This is an excellent opportunity to join a thriving organisation/social enterprise and help secure its future and be partner of our organization managing your own project. We operate as a non-government organization with a goal of nurturing, providing mentorship and training to aspiring young politicians or political leaders, student leaders, social movement activists, aspiring young entrepreneurs or young entrepreneurs and facilitating the development of the next generation of leadership at all levels.

We have high hopes for the future, and we are looking to bring on board new team members to help our organization grow. We are looking for Associate Member Project Assistants to join our team in Ghana. As we’re a start-up, you’ll have a direct impact on the success of our organization.


Call for Applications!! 

The membership of the organisation is open to all individuals who meet the below eligibility but to become a Fellow Member Project Officer of the Network, one needs to satisfy the fellowship eligibility.



  • Should be between the ages of 18-40 years
  • Should be a student in a tertiary institution or have completed post-secondary education or
  • Should be a professional, entrepreneur or a leader
  • Ability to pay an annual fee of $23 or GH₵120 for Associate Member Project Assistants in Africa
  • CEO’s, Serial Entrepreneurs and/or Founders or
  • Intention to set up a business
  • Must be ambitious
  • Ability to provide reference
  • And has made a valid application and successfully passed through interview

You Are;

  • Self-motivated and driven
  • Forward-thinking with great initiative
  • A thinker and a doer
  • Customer and results focused
  • A Strategic problem solver
  • Analytical and data-driven
  • Humble but confident

You have; 

  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • The ability to work under pressure to complete multiple tasks, meet demands and meet deadlines with a positive, constructive attitude.
  • A pleasant personality with good communication and people skills.
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Ability to pitch or market organizations projects and events successfully including meeting sale of tickets targets
  • Basic experience in project management although not necessary as we will provide training for all Associate Member Project Assistants (AMPA)
  • Ability to use office365 tools and have a laptop or computer
  • Experience working in a project team or as part of a project team

Benefits as an Associate Member Project Assistant of YPLN

  • Benefit from our Mentorship programmes on a peer group format both home and/or abroad
  • 25% Discount on all paid events of YPLN internationally
  • Attend all YPLN’s yearly local event free
  • Benefit from our Leadership training workshops
  • Eligible to participate in our Future Leaders Fellowship Programme for free
  • Associate Member Project Assistant with business or entrepreneurial idea will be eligible to apply for our Kickstart Entrepreneurial Challenge/Competition for free
  • Members of YPLN will be eligible to attend our high profile World Congress for Young Politicians & Leaders 2020
  • Free Business Networking Breakfast Meetings once every three months
  • Flexible working
  • Managing your own workload & schedule but meeting deadlines and timelines
  • The opportunity to work with a small, friendly group of people
  • Ownership
  • Opportunity to become a Project Head
  • Gain valuable practical experience in project management and valuable working experience
  • Eligible to be elected to serve a 1-year term on the Executive Council
  • Membership card
  • Regular updates from YPLN


  • To support the Project Head/Head of Project to ensure effective development and implementation of projects vision and strategy.
  • Contribute to the strategic organizational plan by setting short-term and long-term goals, driving overall strategy and delivering against KPIs for Projects as well as informing and supporting cross-projects priorities.
  • Coordination and planning of weekly or bi-weekly or monthly project
  • Any other duties or responsibilities assigned to you by the Project Head
  • Associate Member Project Assistant will belong to one of the various projects or areas;
  1. Partnership and Sponsorship team
  2. National Mentorship team
  3. Women Initiative team
  4. Young African Leaders Summit team
  5. Leadership & Nation Building team
  6. Young African Founders Forum team
  7. Biannual Lecture team
  8. Future Leaders Fellowship Programme team
  • As a member of the project team, you are expected to roll up your sleeves and fill gaps as needed by the organization while you expand your teams.

Experience and Qualification

Depending on which team you are applying for;

  • event management experience or qualification: 1-2 years or above OR
  • partnership and sponsorship experience: 1-2 years or above OR
  • experience working in a project team or as part of a project team: 1-2 years or above


  • All the above Eligibility for Associate Member Project Assistant and
  • Must have successfully completed FUTURE LEADERS FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMME
  • Ability to pay an annual fee of $45 or GH₵180 for Fellow Member Project Officers in Africa

Benefits as Fellow Member Project Officer of YPLN

The names of all Fellows of YPLN shall be published on our websites. Below are some the benefits of Fellow members:

  • Fellow members will participate in conferences, workshops, bootcamps, leadership and entrepreneurial summits in Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai, USA, UK, Germany and other countries which will be fully supported by our international partners in those countries and YPLN. Certificate of participation will dully be issued
  • Benefit from our Mentorship programmes either one on one support or peer group of like-minded people both at home and abroad
  • Benefit from our travel and tour initiatives
  • Benefit from our facilitation programmes where Fellow members with viable business proposals and start-ups can seek for funding
  • High level networking and mentorship both home and abroad
  • 45% Discounts and exclusive access to all our international annual programmes
  • Certificates issued after completion of our Future Leaders Fellowship Programme
  • Fellows of YPLN will be eligible to attend our high profile World Congress for Young Politicians & Leaders 2020
  • Free Business Networking Breakfast Meetings once every three months
  • Free YPLN local events
  • Become Fellow Members Project Officer
  • All other benefits enjoyed by Associate Member Project Assistants
  • Fellowship card and certificate

NOTE: Once an application is received, we will contact you via email or WhatsApp to arrange for an interview 

Email, Call or WhatsApp us if you have not heard from us about your application after 2 weeks – / 0542964411/ 00447903857764

Click this link to read the ”Terms & Conditions” and come back to complete this application

Application Process

Step one: Fill out and Submit the online application form below Associate Member Project Assistant Application opens on July 8, 2019 and email your CV to and state your name and quote AMPA109X in your email subject

Step two: We will review all applications and send notifications via email by 7 October 2019 to applicants to attend an interview 

Step three: Applicants will attend an interview session

Step four: Successful applicants will receive an appointment letter detailing their tasks which will include applicants allocated team and guide on how to make membership fee payment

Step five: All applicants will go through an induction ceremony and training


  • As part of this application, you need to make relevant membership payment after successful interview to become an Associate Member Project Assistant. We will contact you once your application is received. Should we proceed with this application and making membership payment after successfully going through the interview stage, you will agree to abide by the Terms and Conditions of membership of the Young Politicians & Leaders Network and to having your name and company details included in our membership lists and website. You can read our Terms and Conditions above. For further information about how your information will be used and stored, how we maintain the security of your information and your right to access the information we hold about you, please review our Privacy Policy as well. As part of this application, email your CV to and state your name and quote AMPA109X